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Sarah Van Gelder

The Radical Work of Healing: Fania and Angela Davis on a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 03.17.2017 | Black Voices
Sarah van Gelder

"Self-care and healing and attention to the body and the spiritual dimension--all of this is now a part of radical social justice struggles." Angela...

10 Ways The Occupy Movement Changes Everything

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Many question whether this movement can really make a difference. The truth is that it is already changing everything. Here's how. By Sarah van Geld...

Wisconsin Awakens a Sleeping Giant

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

In state after state, the Americans whose rights and services are being cut are rising up against the decades-long shift of wealth and power to corporations and the very wealthy.

Dear Glenn Beck: It's Not Conspiracy. It's Courage.

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

Glenn Beck has made a startling discovery. People are working together to make change!

Detroit: A Model of Renewal for the U.S. Social Forum?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Detroit was not an accidental choice for the U.S. Social Forum. It is a city in the midst of a rebirth from the bottom up, and the organizers knew this well when they chose Detroit for the second USSF.

Climate Game Changer: From Copenhagen to Cochabamba

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

Representatives of 50 governments will meet with ordinary people and social movement leaders from around the world in Bolivia to work on solutions to the threat of climate change.

In America: How to Get Beyond Hate

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Anyone who thought the inauguration of Barack Obama as president heralded the end of racism in America, should look no further than the tea party rallies held last weekend.

Why Van Jones is Going to Washington

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

Even though we have a great president, we also need a great popular movement to support that president. We've got a lot of work to do out in these communities on the ground.